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Weekly Announcements June 5th, 2019

Happy Wednesday!

Congratulations to everyone! If you or anyone you know has run a PR or had a significant accomplishment, please let me know!

Looking to purchase a few new Striderwear items? The link is now active to purchase your Gate City Strider items. Deadline has been extended until Sunday June 9th! https://mintprintworks.printavo.com/merch/gatecitystriders/?fbclid=IwAR0bRHcN9rzLtMGcG2Ec59WfPyhGIVEfYQy0kfiar137PLQMOWETC13RPlM

Check out our newest feature on our website – Runner of Month! Congratulations to Marcos De Sa as our May Runner of the Month!http://gatecity.org/runner-of-the-month/


Events:June 8th – Mountain Series – Ascutney Mountain Race, VT
June 9th – NHGP – Flat and Fast 5k, Windham, NH
June 10th – Trail Series race #2
June 13th – Hollis Fast 5k
June 18th – start of Fitness University – need more volunteers – especially a couple of group leaders – see Carolina Keri Tumminelli
June 22nd – NHGP – Capital City Classic 10K, Concord, NH
Aug 10th – NEGP – Bridge of Flowers 10k, Shelburne Falls, MA

Take care and see you on the roads!

Cranmore Mountain Race
Newport 10 miler
Start of the Mine Falls Trail Series
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Weekly Announcements May 29th, 2019

Happy Wednesday!

Congrats to everyone who raced this past weekend! Between the Wachusett Mt Race, Pineland Farms, Vermont City Marathon and others!

Carolina Keri Tumminelli took an hour off her Pineland Farms 25k time this past weekend
Tony Michaud finished his first marathon – setting a PR
– Welcome back to Kirsten Nelson Prinn for completing her first race after back surgery!
Congratulations

If you or anyone you know has run a PR or had a significant accomplishment, please let me know!

44 Striders toed the line at the Gate City Half Marathon for the NHGP race. Because of that total team effort we beat Upper Valley by 56 points, narrowing Upper Valley’s lead in the series. Next NHGP race is June 9th, another total team effort and we can regain the lead! #EveryRunnerCounts #EveryPointCounts #NHGP #BackToBackChampionships

Looking to purchase a few new Striderwear items? The link is now active to purchase your Gate City Strider items. Orders are due by June 5th!
https://mintprintworks.printavo.com/merch/gatecitystriders/…

The Gate City Marathon Committee is soliciting feedback from those who took part. Please fill out the survey here:
https://docs.google.com/…/1PEvTJ1OWFW9bfPhF4s3M3w…/viewform…

Fitness University is at capacity. We have 700 kids that will be taking part in this great program and are in need of a few more volunteers. If you can assist in any way, please contact Carolina

Have you thought about joining the club’s executive board?
We’re in need of a Secretary, Sponsorship Coordinator and Outreach point person. Please ask a current board member http://gatecity.org/executive-board/ or Stephen Rouleau if you have any questions

Events:

June 2nd – Mountain Series – Cranmore

June 3rd – Start of Mine Falls Summer Trail Series – still need a few volunteers – see Jennifer Jordan

June 9th – NHGP – Flat and Fast 5k, Windham, NH – Let Mark know if you’re running.

June 18th – start of Fitness University – need more volunteers – especially a couple of group leaders – see Carolina Keri Tumminelli

Aug 10th – NEGP – Bridge of Flowers 10k, Shelburne Falls, MA – let Brandyn know if you’re running.

Take care and see you on the roads!

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Weekly Announcements May 22nd, 2019

Happy Wednesday!

Lots happening this past week, between the successful Gate City Marathon, Half Marathon & Relay, Best of Boston, NEGP races, and much more.

It was a great weekend for our fellow striders!
Belinda Morang ran a new 5k PR at the Home Stretch 5k on Saturday.
Thomas Cantara set a new PR at the Westfield 5k – part of the NEGP series.
Adriana Velasquez Tyers set a brand new half marathon PR at our own Gate City Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay.
Chris Mabon also set a new half marathon PR at Gate City!
Kerry Rollins set a new marathon PR up at Sugarloaf!
Congratulations to everyone!

If you or anyone you know has run a PR or had a significant accomplishment, please let me know!

The Gate City Marathon Committee is soliciting feedback from those who took part. Please fill out the survey here: https://docs.google.com/…/1PEvTJ1OWFW9bfPhF4s3M3w…/viewform…

Fitness University is at capacity. We have 700 kids that will be taking part in this great program and are in need of a few more volunteers. If you can assist in any way, please contact Carolina

Have you thought about joining the club’s executive board?
We’re in need of a Secretary, Sponsorship Coordinator and Outreach point person. Please ask a current board member http://gatecity.org/executive-board/ or me if you have any questions

Events:
May 25th – Mountain Series – Wachusett Mountain Race – Princeton, MA

May 25th-26th – Pineland Farms Trail Festival – Maine

June 3rd – Start of Mine Falls Summer Trail Series – still need a few volunteers – see Jennifer Jordan

June 9th – NHGP – Flat and Fast 5k, Windham, NH

June 18th – start of Fitness University – need more volunteers – especially a couple of group leaders – see Carolina Keri Tumminelli

Aug 10th – NEGP – Bridge of Flowers 10k, Shelburne Falls, MA

On top of our very generous race reimbursement plan (http://gatecity.org/race-reimbursement-program/), volunteering and being active in the club can help make you eligible to earn one of the bypass numbers the club usually gets each year to run the Boston Marathon. We have plenty of programs in need of volunteers in the near future.

Take care and see you on the roads!

A few of the Strider’s who participated in the Gate City Full or Half Marathon.
Yuki and Mark at the Best of Boston Event this past Monday night.
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Weekly Announcements May 15th, 2019

Happy Wednesday!

Here are this week’s track announcements

This week’s kudos go out to Deb Reads who PR’d at Cinco de Miles last weekend! Congrats! If you or anyone you know has run a PR or had a significant accomplishment, please let me know!

TONIGHT after track we’ll be stuffing bags for the Gate City Marathon Half Marathon and Relay. Starts at 6:45pm over at Chunky’s.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1342778472526511

Gate City Marathon needs a few more volunteers in two spots:
– 2-3 more people to help make sandwiches for the race at 10pm Friday night at Peddlers Daughter.
– 1 more person to help on Saturday afternoon at approximately 1pm to load a truck from the shed
Please let me know if you are interested.

Fitness University is nearing capacity for this summer, less than 50 spots remain, if you know of anyone who would like their kids to take part in this program, get them signed up today. Sign-up link on the GCS website.
http://gatecity.org/fitness-university/

Fitness University is also looking for a few more volunteers, have a few age groups that need a second leader. Please contact Carolina Keri Tumminelli if interested.

Have you thought about joining the club’s executive board?
We’re in need of a Secretary, Sponsorship Coordinator and and Outreach point person. Please ask a current board member http://gatecity.org/executive-board/ or I if you have any questions

Events:
May 15th – after track Gate City Marathon Bag Stuffing – we’ll give you some food and a beer ticket, you supply a little labor.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1342778472526511

May 18th – NEGP – Westfield 5k – please let Brandyn Naro know if you plan on running

May 19th – NHGP – Gate City Marathon, Half Marathon & Relayhttp://www.gcsmarathon.org/ Online registration has closed, but can still sign up on Saturday at the Nashua Country Club or on race morning. Help us take back the lead over Upper Valley on our home course. Questions about the race talk to Mark Furler, Questions on volunteering contact Stephen Rouleau Sign up to volunteer here:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084fa4aa2ba3fd0-2019

May 20th – Best of Boston – Nashua Country Club – 7pm We’ll honor the fastest man and woman from NH along with the fastest man and woman Gate City Strider running this past year’s Boston Marathon.
https://www.facebook.com/events/2268976493341267

June 3rd – Start of Mine Falls Summer Trail Series – still need a few volunteers – see Jennifer Jordan

June 18th – start of Fitness University – need more volunteers especially a couple of group leaders

On top of our very generous race reimbursement plan (http://gatecity.org/race-reimbursement-program/), volunteering and being active in the club can help make you eligible to earn one of the bypass numbers the club usually gets each year to run the Boston Marathon. We have plenty of programs in need of volunteers in the near future.

Take care and see you on the roads!

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Weekly Announcements May 9th, 2019

Happy Thursday!

Here are this week’s track announcements

This week’s kudos go out to Sara Landry who PR’d at Cinco de Miles over the weekend! Congrats! If you or anyone you know has run a PR or had a significant accomplishment, please let me know!

Fitness University is nearing capacity for this summer, about 100 spots remain, if you know of anyone who would like their kids to take part in this program, get them signed up today. Sign-up link on the GCS website. http://gatecity.org/fitness-university/

Have you thought about joining the club’s executive board?
We’re in need of a Secretary, Sponsorship Coordinator and and Outreach point person. Please ask a current board member http://gatecity.org/executive-board/ or I if you have any questions

Events:
May 15th – after track Gate City Marathon Bag Stuffing – we’ll give you some food and a beer ticket, you supply a little labor. https://www.facebook.com/events/1342778472526511

May 18th – NEGP – Westfield 5k – please let Brandyn Naro know if you plan on running May 19th – NHGP – Gate City Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay – http://www.gcsmarathon.org/ there’s a discount code for the races. Help us take back the lead over Upper Valley on our home course. NEED VOLUNTEERS – can still volunteer if you’re running the half or relay. Questions about the race talk to Mark Furler, Questions on volunteering contact Stephen Rouleau Sign up to volunteer here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084fa4aa2ba3fd0-2019

May 20th – Best of Boston – Nashua Country Club – 7pm We’ll honor the fastest man and woman from NH along with the fastest man and woman Gate City Strider running this past year’s Boston Marathon.
https://www.facebook.com/events/2268976493341267

June 3rd – Start of Trail Series – still need a few volunteers – see Jennifer Jordan

June 18th – start of Fitness University – need more volunteers especially a couple of group leaders – see Carolina Keri Tumminelli

On top of our very generous race reimbursement plan (http://gatecity.org/race-reimbursement-program/), volunteering and being active in the club can help make you eligible to earn one of the bypass numbers the club usually gets each year to run the Boston Marathon. We have plenty of programs in need of volunteers in the near future.

Take care and see you on the roads!

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Weekly Announcements May 1st, 2019

5/1/2019
Track announcements for tonight, Week 3

Congrats to Christopher Simard on a new Marathon PR/BQ over the weekend!

If you or anyone you know run a PR or have a great race, please let me know. I’m looking to honor each and every PR/great race for anyone within the club! We all work hard for each and every accomplishment

Gate City offers a scholarship to a high school or college student who is a member of GCS, whose parents are members of GCS, or who is sponsored by a GCS member. Scholarship applications due TONIGHT May 1st.. http://gatecity.org/gate-city-strider-scholarship/

Fitness University is nearing capacity for this summer, less than 150 spots remain, if you know of anyone who would like their kids to take part in this program, get them signed up today. http://gatecity.org/fitness-university/

Events:
May 5th – Pack Monadnock 10 Mile Road Race
May 18th – NEGP – Westfield 5k – please let Brandyn know if you plan on running
May 19th – NHGP – Gate City Marathon, Half Marathon & Relay – need volunteers – Help save me from more photoshops by Rebecca Dorr. ? You can still volunteer if you’re running the half or relay. See Mark F or myself for details
May 20th – Best of Boston – Nashua Country Club – 7pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/2268976493341267

Take care and see you on the roads!!